Anambra female journalist, Joy Mbachi President, Rotary Club Awka metropolis reports that an Anambra State based female journalist, Rotarian Mrs Joy Mbachi has been handed over the gavel as the 8th President, Rotary Club International (RC Awka Metropolis) District 9142.

  Mbachi, who works with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) is the first female President of RC Awka metropolis, and would be at the helm of affairs of the club for one year.
The new President, in her acceptance speech, pledged to remain a source of inspiration to the club and humanity throughout her one year service year whose theme is incidentally, Be the Inspiration.
Mbachi, while vowing to champion the course of children and women, said, “We will visit the motherless babies’ home to give the motherless hopes. We will go to streets to preach sanity and bring back our young girls straying about.
“We will sensitise the pupils and the students across schools on basic personal and environmental hygiene. We will also carry on community based sensitization campaign on cervical cancer, free medical outreach and others.”
She further entreats women to join the rotary club international, assuring that “It is a good platform for every woman who wishes to impact lives positively. If you join it and duly follow its four-way test, it will make you greater person and a home builder.”
Speaking also, the Rotary Assistant Governor of  Zone 9  Dr Sabs Anaekwe advised the club on teamwork, which he claimed would help them to improve on charity and humanitarian services rotary club was known for. 
A visiting Rotarian President of Awka Smithland Mr Tochi Omalu enjoined the Rotarians of Awka Metropolis to join hand with the new president in achieving the goals of rotary this year.
He said that rotary touches all aspect of lives ranging from fight against polio , illiteracy, to promoting  healthy living and safe environment and community development.
Earlier, the former President of the club, Mr Benjamin Dibor while handing over the tool of leadership of the club to Mbachi charged her to carry the goals of rotary beyond what he did .
He said that this year’s theme ‘Be the Inspiration’ was apt and charged Rotarians to truly inspire humanity by its positive works and assured the 8th president of his support.
Dibor  in his farewell message   enumerated  his achievements to include free medical outreach, various charity works at motherless babies homes, prison visits  among others and prayed  that the year be the inspiration will do more by inspiring people around their environment
He disclosed that his tenure ended 30th June, 2018, but promised to work with the new sheriff to better the rotary desired goals throughout the one year service which spanned through July 1st 2018 to June 30, 2019.
Some members of the club who witnessed the ceremony namely Mr Felix Akosa,Prof Raphael Okigbo , Chief Henry Onuorah,Bar. Edochie Anekwe, Dr Dennis Ekemezie,Mr Chiadi Uche among others re assured the new president of their support.
Mr Rapuluchukwu Nnaekwue the Inspiration Secretary  promised to work in harmony with the president so that the club would attain its goal of touching humanity positively
Anambra female journalist, Joy Mbachi President, Rotary Club Awka metropolis Anambra female journalist, Joy Mbachi President, Rotary Club Awka metropolis Reviewed by Unknown on Friday, August 24, 2018 Rating: 5

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